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August 25, 2014

Could Little League World Series Players Be in Line for a Payday?

Steve Keener, the CEO of Little League Baseball, told Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan last week that the idea of paying Little League World Series players could be considered in the future.

December 06, 2013

New Database Tracks Collegiate Athletic, Academic Spending Per School

Athletic spending per athlete expanded far more rapidly than academic spending per student at NCAA Division I schools from 2005 through 2011.

April 24, 2013

Long-Term View of Youth-Obesity-Prevention Policies Urged

Billions of dollars could be saved if certain types of obesity-prevention policies involving children were instituted, the report suggests.

September 19, 2012

Former Orlando Magic Player, Coach, Unite for School Funding

Dwight Howard and Stan Van Gundy, both formerly of the Orlando Magic, have reunited to raise money for local Fla. schools.

September 04, 2012

District Aims to Raise $3 Million From Ads for Athletic Upgrades

What's a school to do when it wants to upgrade its athletic facilities but has little to no money? Get creative.

August 15, 2012

Olympian Missy Franklin Torn Between Choosing College or Career

If Franklin decides to swim at the collegiate level, she'll be barred from accepting potentially millions in endorsements due to National Collegiate Athletic Association rules.

July 03, 2012

College Football Success Leads to Uptick in Applications, Donations

A new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research estimates that each extra win from a major football program results in an increase of alumni athletic donations of $136,400.

June 26, 2012

Group Wants College Football Playoff Revenue to Fund Safety Research

The National College Players Association, comprised of over 17,000 student-athletes, released their proposal for The Concussion Awareness and Reduction Emergency (CARE) Plan in advance of the BCS presidential oversight committee meeting Tuesday.

February 10, 2012

H.S. Football Players Must Now Leave Field After Losing Helmet

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) announced a slew of rule changes on Thursday, including one that turns football fields into advertising spaces.

January 31, 2012

Budget Cuts in Texas Put Crimp in School Sports

To compensate for lost funding elsewhere, a number of Texas superintendents reported that their districts charged fees for extracurricular activities, such as school sports.

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